30 days in France Itinerary

30 days in France Itinerary

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Fly to Bergerac-Roumanière Airport, Drive to Brugnac
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Brugnac
— 4 nights
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Paris
— 10 nights
Drive
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Bayeux
— 7 nights
Drive
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 7 nights
Train to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Fly to Houston

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Brugnac — 4 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Lac de Lougratte (in Lougratte) and La Maison de la Noisette (in Lacepede).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brugnac trip planner.

Houston, USA to Brugnac is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Houston to Brugnac, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Paris.
Museums · Nature · Golf · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Paris — 10 nights

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Rouen (Bureau des Finances, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder app.

Drive from Brugnac to Paris in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 18:

Bayeux — 7 nights

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Falaises d'Etretat and Deauville Beach. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer), Navigation Normande - Le Havre (in Le Havre) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cite de La Mare, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bayeux online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Bayeux reach 74°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:

Mont-Saint-Michel — 7 nights

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Family-friendly places like Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mont-Saint-Michel: L'Aigrette, Pauses Natures en baie (in Saint-Jean-le-Thomas), Royal Kids (in Saint-Jean-des-Champs) and Mortain (Chapelle Saint-Michel & Petite Cascade de Mortain). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Mont Saint-Michel, hike along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, meet the residents at Zoo de Champrepus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Samson.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel journey planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 1:

France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.